Nima Javidi: Awarded Iranian Filmmaker (Biography, scenes from Melbourne and it’s premiere in Iran)

Nima Javidi - Iranian Film directorNima Javidi was born in 1980. A qualified mechanical engineer, Javidi began making short films in 1999 and has made six to date: Marathon Paralyzed Champion (1999), A Call for O (2001), The Poor Earth (2004), Changeable Weather (2007), Crack (2009) and Catnap (2010).

He has also directed two documentaries, Person (2007) and An Ending to an Ancient Profession (2007) and more than 30 television commercials.

Melbourne (2014), which he wrote and directed, is his feature film debut. It recently won Best Film at the Cairo Film Festival and Best Script at the Stockholm Film Festival and opened the Venice Film Critic’s Week.

The following video might be interesting for non Iranians, just to see how Iranian celebrities in Iran visited the premier of the movie. Scenes and Interview with the crew of “Melbourne”:

Source: Asia Pacific Screen Awards | Nominees & Winners 2014

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